PHI 62/11

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information on Private Health Insurer Code changes

Page last updated: 02 November 2012

Printable version of 62/11 (PDF 31 KB)

5 September 2011

Private Health Insurer Code Changes

From 1 October 2011, the following health fund codes will change to BUP:
  • Hospital Benefits Association Ltd (HBA)
  • Mutual Community Ltd (MCL)
  • MBF Australia Ltd (MBF)
  • MBF Alliances Pty Ltd (SGI)
This includes among other things, transactions with hospitals, and data submissions to Medicare Australia, the Department of Heath and Ageing, the State Health Authorities and the Australian Taxation Office.

Hospitals submitting HCP data previously submitted about the above funds will need to use this new private health insurer code from 1 October 2011.

If you require further information please telephone: (02) 6289 9853/24 hr answering machine or email the enquiry to Private Health Insurance Branch

For more information visit 2011 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars.

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